Search Legislation

The Electricity Supply (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1987

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

More Resources

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order makes miscellaneous amendments to the Electricity Supply (Northern Ireland) Order 1972. The main amendments are—

(a)to rename the Northern Ireland Electricity Service as Northern Ireland Electricity;

(b)to facilitate the generation of electricity by persons other than Northern Ireland Electricity;

(c)to extend the functions and borrowing powers of Northern Ireland Electricity;

(d)to require Northern Ireland Electricity to adopt and support schemes for use of heat produced from the generation of electricity;

(e)to extend the purpose for which the Department of Economic Development may compulsorily acquire land;

(f)to make new provision with respect to powers of entry;

(g)to require notice of construction of private generating stations to be given to Northern Ireland Electricity;

(h)to enable Northern Ireland Electricity to require a person to remedy any electric line made unsafe by his action; and

(i)to increase the time within which prosecutions for certain offences can be brought.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources